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  • Making The Grade

    For decades, the John Deere name has been synonymous around the globe for quality construction and agricultural machinery.  Whilst their name is known the world over, Europe has been a relatively small market for the construction ranges for many years.  However, this all changed with the purchase in 2017 of the Wirtgen Group. Not only did […]

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    In Control with P Quinn Construction

    Awesome Earthmovers recently met up with P Quinn Construction – one of Europe’s most in-demand golf course contractors. Owned by Pat Quinn, the company is based in the West Midlands but operating across Europe and occasionally further afield. Pat and his wife Grace run the company who specialise in golf course construction and have worked […]

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    Morooka Tracked Dumpers Reach Areas Conventional Machines Cannot

    There has been an increasing trend in recent times towards tracked dumpers over conventional wheeled machines and nowhere more is this evident than on projects where ground conditions are soft or environmentally sensitive. Leading the way is Morooka, world leaders in tracked dumper technology whose sole UK importer is Cautrac, founded in 1994 and today […]

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    @ the_digger_girl

    Awesome Earthmovers magazine caught up with Amy Underwood AKA the_digger_girl Hailing from Dalmally in the Northwest of Scotland, Amy Underwood works alongside her father John in the family business, John Underwood Plant Hire. The company, although small, is a thriving operation running a variety of plant and equipment up to 14 tonnes in weight and […]

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    LOTSCHER IN LUCERINE

    Sitting on the shores of the picturesque lake that bears the same name, Lucerne is one of the most densely populated cities in Switzerland. The city is currently seeing large development projects being undertaken to improve transport, infrastructure, and medical facilities at the main hospital. One of the city’s leading construction companies is Lötscher Plus. […]

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    SWISS WATCH

    Swiss giants Eberhard are extremely busy across all sectors of the construction and recycling industries. Their demolition work provides them with copious amounts of material for their ready mixed concrete plant, but unfortunately, there is still a large requirement for virgin material to be used in construction. On the outskirts of Weiach, some 30km north of Zurich, […]

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    Buntons Expands Fleet with UK’s First Hidromek’s 500

    Bunton Plant Hire’s investment in the first Hidromek HMK500 LC HD crawler excavator to arrive in the country is paying off.  The 50-tonne machine, which is the biggest in the Hidromek range, is attracting plenty of attention from operators. The addition of the HMK500 to the company’s already extensive fleet means the Northern dealers for Hidromek […]

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    Kobelco GP SK380SR

    The unique looking machine would look great on any grid! The recent addition of the SK380SR to the Kobelco Europe excavator lineup shows how the changing nature of the earthmoving market is now dictating large capacity machines with as small a footprint as possible. The market for these large, compact tail swing machines is small […]

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    Tilt & Rotate with the new 922f from LiuGong

    As one of the World’s largest producers of crawler excavators, LiuGong has continuously developed its product range to bring operator comfort, reliability, productivity, and economy to their machines. The latest F series range of excavators has not only transformed the look of the product but has also given the company the opportunity to bring in […]

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    Blue Group and Johnston Quarries Working Together

    A specialist provider of material processing and handling equipment throughout the UK and Ireland, the Blue Group has enjoyed a long and successful working relationship with the Johnston Quarry Group, supplying it with a range of Powerscreen crushers and screeners, and Rammer breakers. The Johnston Quarry Group operates eight quarries and two separate processing sites […]

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